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A Live-Action Little Mermaid Movie Could Actually Happen At Disney
We’ll continue to track the progress of this live-action The Little Mermaid. Do you like the idea? Is it the right choice for a Disney live-action story, or is there another one you’d rather see, instead?
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23 Live-Action Fairy Tale Movies You're Getting, Whether You Like It Or Not
Fairy Tales. They are among the oldest stories that survive in our culture. They are some of the earliest stories that we hear and the ones that we remember. And they're about to take over the box office.
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Some Of The Dudes In Disney Movies Talk Way More Than You'd Think
Disney has been making feature-length animated films for nearly 80 years. Though many of their most iconic characters have been women, it turns out that men still do a majority of the talking.
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The Live-Action Little Mermaid Film May Have Found Its Director
Universal's upcoming live-action retelling of The Little Mermaid suffered a blow when it lost director Sofia Coppola, but according to a new report, they may have found a suitable replacement.
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How The New Little Mermaid Will Be Different, According To Chloe Grace Moretz
Another live action telling of an animated favorite, The Little Mermaid, will be on our screens before long, and star Chloe Grace Moretz has given us a hint of what we can expect from that film.
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Why Sofia Coppola Bailed On Live-Action The Little Mermaid
Sofia Coppola has opened up regarding why she parted ways with Universal on the upcoming live-action version of The Little Mermaid.
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The Live Action Little Mermaid Has Found Its Lead
Despite some bumps along the way, like losing its director, a live action The Little Mermaid is still in the works, and the production just took a big step forward by casting the lead.
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Sofia Coppola Bails On The Live Action Little Mermaid
There must be something in the air in Hollywood as of late, as departure seems to be the word on the minds of quite a few creative types. First we lost Cary Fukunaka as he departed the It remake; then Henry Cavill left Stratton mere weeks before production was going to start. Now, we've got word that Sofia Coppola has left that world under the sea.
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8 Classic Dick Jokes Hiding In Disney Movies
It’s not because you’re going crazy.If dick imagery were an STD, Disney would be going to the free clinic all the time.
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10 Disney Animated Classics That Need To Go Live-Action
Now that Dumbo is set to follow in Maleficent and Cinderella's live-action footsteps, which other animated classics should Disney consider turning human?
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11 Classic Disney Villains, Ranked By How Well They’d Survive In Jail
If all these classic criminals went from the Mouse House to the big house, which ones would thrive in prison life, maybe even head up a few gangs, and which ones wouldn’t last the night?
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The Little Mermaid Gets The Middle Finger In The Form Of This Honest Trailer
In the wake of The Little Mermaid's 25th anniversary, Screen Junkies has gone ahead and given the beloved Disney animated classic the Honest Trailer treatment. "But what could anyone find wrong with The Little Mermaid," you ask. This video answers.
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Here's Why Your Favorite Disney Prince Would Make A Terrible Boyfriend
Thing all of those animated Disney princes are the ultimate dream-come-true for any single gal? Think again. The video below depicts classic Disney prince characters as they might be presented in our reality. In short: with a lot of baggage and quirkiness... to put it mildly...
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Funny Or Die Gives Sofia Coppola's The Little Mermaid The Spot-On Spoof Treatment
Like her or hate her, writer/director Sofia Coppola definitely tends to make films with a very authorial, recognizable voice. Her movies tend to be slow, drawn out stories with characters feeling a certain level of malaise while being photographed with high levels of light. We've seen the director's trademark style in movies like Lost In Translation, Somewhere and The Bling Ring, and we expect to see more of it in her upcoming adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
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Are Frozen, Tangled And The Little Mermaid Actually Linked?
It shouldn't surprise you to learn that one obsessed Frozen fan has concocted an intense theory about how three of Disney's princess tales (Frozen, Tangled and The Little Mermaid) all exist in the same narrative world. But I warn you, this is going to get dark.
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Sofia Coppola Directing A Darker, Live-Action Little Mermaid
Reportedly this will take a darker tone with the material, distinguishing it from the famous Disney film; for one, there probably won’t be any songs. Coppola’s an inspired choice, however, for a movie about a girl who makes a Faustian bargain for materialistic things. In case you haven’t read the source material, it doesn’t end well for our sea-faring maiden.
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This Week In Home Entertainment: The Little Mermaid, The Croods And More
This week we have some classics on Blu-ray like The Little Mermaid and The Wizard of Oz, but we have some newbies, like The Croods and This is the End, as well.
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See Disney Princesses In Historically Accurate, Awesome Clothing
A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Hummel works as a Concept Artist at Microsoft Game Studios when she's not researching period costumes and adding to her online gallery. To date she's done revisions of Beauty and the Beast's Belle (up top in 1770's French court fashion), Sleeping Beauty's Aurora, The Little Mermaid's Ariel, The Princess and the Frog's Tiana, and many more.
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Watch Classic Disney Songs Performed In The 'Original' Language
The FW has put together a collection of classic Disney songs overdubbed by the language from which their fairy tale originated. (Yes, I'm using "fairy tale" loosely here.) It's kind of surreal to hear a tune you know by heart in a language you can't speak, and makes all of their list freshly enthralling.
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Fifty Shades Of Grey Screenwriter In Talks To Rewrite The Little Mermaid
There’s no indication whether this film will be animated or live-action, though I’m assuming the latter. Perhaps it will be more like Andersen’s vision, and we can all get weirdly depressed in the end.
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